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How can I fix the blue screen of death ? Answered

Recently I connected two ddr2 rams (1gb) into my ddr3 sockets with 2 sockets already having two ddr3 ram(2gb) . And when I turned pc on it said it has a problem and I should try to restart . I removed ddr2 ram and turned on my pc but whenever I turn it off or try to restart my pc it just ends up with "blue screen of death" .Anyone knows how can I fix that ? or is that even possible to fix ? Please! 

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FDelevingne
FDelevingne

4 years ago

I just took it to repair formated my hdd and everything is okay now

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-max-
-max-

5 years ago

There is no way you could fit DDR2 DIMMs into a DDR3 slot. Although they look similar, They are physically different and have notches in different places, and different number of pins. The only way you could have managed that is with excessive force or a modification to the slots or DIMMs.

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Either way you may have destroyed the motherboard. Try getting into the BIOS and see if the RAM modules are correctly detected. While in there set the DVD drive or USB mass storage device(s) boot order first. Creating a bootable media with a linux distro on it. Either a live USB or live CD/DVD and try to boot up with that.

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Downunder35m
Downunder35m

Answer 5 years ago

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A ) You never mix different memory types, not even if the other modules are similar - they should always be identical!
B ) DDR2 and 3 are totally different, so as Iceng said you must have forced the modules in.
C ) I see only that your motherboard is toast or that the remaining modules are toast, if they are the motherboard controller for them will be toast too.

What you did was to kill your PC by ignoring all rules and recommendations about upgrading RAM.
Sorry but looks like you need a new motherboard.

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Yonatan24
Yonatan24

Answer 4 years ago

How did you see that it's "toast"? I didn't see any burnt components...

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-max-
-max-

Answer 4 years ago

He originally said that he put DDR2 into a motherboard with DDR3 installed, which implied that the motherboard supports DDR3. Trying to install DDR2 into a DDR3 mobo would have been like sticking a round peg into a square hole. The only way is if be broke the idiot slot on the mobo purposely to fit it, made a slot on the DDR2, or used excessive force. All of those would have been very stupid and lead to damaged and probably fried mobo.

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FDelevingne
FDelevingne

Answer 5 years ago

Thanks for reply. Anyways PC works fine ,the remaning ddr3 rams aren't broken and they are correctly detected. I just can't turn the PC off by shutdown button on windows..

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FDelevingne
FDelevingne

Answer 5 years ago

My bad thought one ram is ddr2 and other ddr3 but they are both ddr2. Anyways here are pictures I tried to add bottom one to PC..

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iceng
iceng

5 years ago

Regrettably your M-board is a blue critter.